TheBigForestGraffitiWindow

Brighton: Graffiti Window

One day she was there watering her flowers and the next, ripped down, half the image gone. She is not really graffiti, more street art intervention but it was the juxtaposition of the photo and the scribbled tags that we

TheBigForestGraffitiWindow

Brighton: Graffiti Window

One day she was there watering her flowers and the next, ripped down, half the image gone. She is not really graffiti, more street art intervention but it was the juxtaposition of the photo and the scribbled tags that we

TheBigForestGardenBlog

Spring: snout out of the cave

We have spent the day struggling with conflicting demands. We really want to out in the garden admiring the bluebells and clearing the creeping buttercup from the borders. Instead we have both been keeping the deadlines at bay. The flowering

TheBigForestGardenBlog

Spring: snout out of the cave

We have spent the day struggling with conflicting demands. We really want to out in the garden admiring the bluebells and clearing the creeping buttercup from the borders. Instead we have both been keeping the deadlines at bay. The flowering

TheBigForestMakeCake1

Recipe: The best cake ever

Sometime you really don’t want a grown-up cake, all subtle flavours and frosted in essence of possums-breath …. and kid’s cakes are great fun but taste a bit bland for adults. But this cake, dear reader, has it all –

TheBigForestMakeCake1

Recipe: The best cake ever

Sometime you really don’t want a grown-up cake, all subtle flavours and frosted in essence of possums-breath …. and kid’s cakes are great fun but taste a bit bland for adults. But this cake, dear reader, has it all –

GrafittiTheBigForestBlog

Smug panda in a rush

Its been a week of rushing to meetings and stuff. Not unpleasant at all. And lots of new commissions too. We saw this chap when we were rushing. A street panda. I went back to take a photo and we

GrafittiTheBigForestBlog

Smug panda in a rush

Its been a week of rushing to meetings and stuff. Not unpleasant at all. And lots of new commissions too. We saw this chap when we were rushing. A street panda. I went back to take a photo and we

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Who was John Muir?

The Found Gallery in Dunbar, Scotland asked us to make a bear to celebrate John Muir (1838 – 1914) the Scottish American naturalist. Dunbar is Muir’s birthplace and there is an event in April to raise a glass to the

JohnMuirTheBigForestBlog1Small

Who was John Muir?

The Found Gallery in Dunbar, Scotland asked us to make a bear to celebrate John Muir (1838 – 1914) the Scottish American naturalist. Dunbar is Muir’s birthplace and there is an event in April to raise a glass to the

Outfitters2

The Gentlemen’s Outfitter

There was a time when every British high street had a gentlemens outfitter. Now they are a dying breed. Dying? Almost dead actually. Suits, tweed jackets, blazers, old regimental ties, caps and Trilby hats, checked viyella shirts, formal shirts, white

Outfitters2

The Gentlemen’s Outfitter

There was a time when every British high street had a gentlemens outfitter. Now they are a dying breed. Dying? Almost dead actually. Suits, tweed jackets, blazers, old regimental ties, caps and Trilby hats, checked viyella shirts, formal shirts, white

SilenceIsGoldenBlog

Silence is golden?

Rolled up the blinds this morning and saw this. A woosh of great spring feeling. As regular readers will know one of our favourite times is Saturday morning, the whole weekend spread out before you, so much to explore and

SilenceIsGoldenBlog

Silence is golden?

Rolled up the blinds this morning and saw this. A woosh of great spring feeling. As regular readers will know one of our favourite times is Saturday morning, the whole weekend spread out before you, so much to explore and